Nikole Gunn

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Hamish and Andy
With the successful launch of hit107 and the start of a new breakfast show in Adelaide, what now for Southern Cross Austereo? Rolling out the HIT brand across the country seems to be a natural ...
Pet hates of a radio journalist
My old journalism students will probably be LOL-ing themselves silly right about now.  Apparently I was notorious for my ‘pet hates’ and there was always something to set my ...
What make a good radio journo?
What is it about a particular journo that makes them stand out from the herd? I’ve been asked it a lot and it has me thinking. 20 or even 10 years ago, I would have quickly answered that it ...
MH17: the trauma of reporting trauma
The past few days on the news front have been pretty tough for broadcasters. The rolling coverage of human trauma can take a heavy toll on those processing and delivering the news.    
In defence of “news”
Let me be upfront from the outset.  I have an agenda.  I am a journalist. Putting modesty to one side, I’m even an award winning one: New York Radio Festival silver medallist for ...
Social Media and the Radio Newsroom
Facebook and Twitter have changed the way we get our news and it’s no surprise that many newsrooms are turning away from traditional outlets such as AAP. In fact, more and more stations are ...
Paying it forward: advice for new radio journos
Back when I started out in radio (henceforth to be known as the Good Old Days) there was a well-trodden career path for the would-be journalist/newsreader. You went to radio school, learned how ...